Linehaul supervisory assistant


Position Description


Work as a team member to assist/support linehaul operations management in the oversight and directing of linehaul drivers, our dispatch area, and yard employees of service center. Maximize profitability and business growth, and provide superior customer service. Work with management to meet all linehaul operations goals.


Job duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • ELD Compliance (Violations, Missing hours in Peoplenet, Miles Without Hours)
  • Cover vacations/absences in the linehaul supervisor capacity
  • Yard check – assist in yard supervision
  • Monitor Pull Failures – report to linehaul manager
  • Assist in absenteeism tracking for 255 road drivers
  • Track Time Critical shipments
  • Help audit road driver logs
  • Assist leadership to motivate, counsel, coach, and discipline touch labor
  • Ensure touch labor shift is adequately supervised, and fill in for absent supervisor, as necessary
  • Apply contractual labor rules to touch labor, union employees, and various others, and maintain labor relations with input and support of Branch Manager
  • Address unproductive or problem employees and discharge union employees after performing due diligence
  • Communicate with touch labor and supervisory personnel on terminal and company issues, and utilize feedback to promote teamwork and employee morale
  • Address issues involving customer relations and/or other ABF service centers
  • Work with Regional Maintenance Superintendent to facilitate equipment maintenance and repairs
  • Maximize equipment efficiency and utilization, and reduce operating cost per mile
  • Ensure security, maintenance, and upkeep of terminal facility
  • Enforce company policy and procedures, and continually apply the quality process
  • Maintain a positive attitude in a highly intense environment
  • Work in a team setting to accomplish department goals
  • Other duties, as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent, required
  • Transportation or supervisory experience, preferred
  • Computer and analytical skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Must be detail oriented and enjoy a fast paced, multi-tasking, customer service minded environment
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications and organizational skills 
  • Must display sense of urgency, ability to work under pressure, with attention to detail

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